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Live Well workshop at Bridgeport library

A six-week Live Well Workshop series will take place on Tuesdays, starting April 21. Sessions run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Bridgeport Library Black Rock Branch. Live Well is for adults and

Live Well Workshop at Bridgeport library

The Black Rock Branch of the Bridgeport Public Library will host the Live Well Workshop Series from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays, March 3 through April. Learn new techniques to take control of your chronic

Griffin Hospital’s Wellness for Life starts March 3 in Derby

Due to frequent inclement weather, the start of Griffin Hospital’s new Wellness for Life program is postponed to March 3. Wellness for Life is a 12-week, evidence-based lifestyle change program that

Live Well workshop in Bridgeport

The Watermak at 3030 Park, 3030 Park Ave., Bridgeport, will host a six-week Live Well Workshop series from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays starting Feb. 10. The workshop will teach you new techniques to help

Bridgeport Hospital to offer blood pressure screenings

 Bridgeport Hospital will offer free blood pressure screenings at the following locations and times. Call 888-357-2396. Fairfield Senior Center, 100 Mona Terrace, Monday, Jan. 5, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
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Griffin Hospital host workshop on living with chronic conditions

Griffin Hospital is hosting a free workshop series to help individuals suffering from chronic conditions take back control of their lives. Sponsored by the Connecticut Department of Social Services,
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Yale study: Hypertension medication might help you quit smoking

Smokers trying to quit often light up a cigarette to deal with stress. Now an interdisciplinary team of Yale researchers has shown that guanfacine, a medication approved for treating hypertension that
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CT gets more than half a million to fight chronic disease

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell today announced $580,808 in grant awards to Connecticut to support programs aimed at preventing chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke and

Blood pressure screenings

Bridgeport Hospital will offer free blood pressure screenings at the following locations and times. For information, call (888) 357-2396. Stratford Baldwin Center, 1000 West Broad St., Monday, Sept.
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Health screenings in Milford

Milford Hospital will offer a cholesterol, blood pressure and blood sugar screening at 4 p.m. Monday, July 21, at the hospital, 300 Seaside Ave. There is a $15 fee for cholesterol testing. Blood